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Welcoming the Pope’s Message of Economic Justice in Washington, D.C.

September Newsletter | September 30, 2015
Update

On the morning before Yom Kippur, Rabbi in Residence Jason Kimelman-Block addressed an interfaith march to support over 1,000 low-income federal workers, saying “We must acknowledge that we live in a society that benefits, grows, and thrives through the exploitation of low-wage workers.”

Atoning and Voting: When National Voter Registration Day falls on Yom Kippur

September Newsletter | September 30, 2015
Update

Bend the Arc and Hillel International reached tens of thousands of American Jews on National Voter Registration Day to urge our community to register to vote. This continued our work to protect voting rights and raise awareness for the need to restore the Voting Rights Act to its full regulatory power.

Leading the Charge against Predatory Payday Lending

September Newsletter | September 30, 2015
Update

Bend the Arc led a coalition of 15 Jewish groups to urge for stronger regulations against the predatory lending practices that trap millions of families in poverty. Earlier this month we met with Richard Cordray, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

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